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Rm3 Raymond Orvin "Shorty" Peterson
Birth: Mar. 14, 1922
Petersburg
Nelson County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1944
Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

Radioman, Third Class, U.S. Navy
Service # 7302092
United States Naval Reserve
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Awards: Purple Heart

Memorial marker in family plot

Raymond was a Radioman aboard the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56), an aircraft carrier escort, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo near the Gilbert Islands. The Liscome Bay received one Battle Star. (Bronze Star).

Date of Missing in Action is Nov 24 1943 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peder Ingevold Peterson (1895 - 1980)
  Mary Sophie Reiten Peterson (1896 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Olaf Clifford Peterson (1913 - 1970)*
  Maynard P Peterson (1915 - 1999)*
  Raymond Orvin Peterson (1922 - 1944)
  Raymond Orvin Peterson (1922 - 1944)*
  George Allen Peterson (1933 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
GPS (lat/lon): 21.31333, -157.84743
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: kateb
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45030143
Rm3 Raymond Orvin Shorty Peterson
Added by: Debbie (Tetrault) & Bruce Almeida
 
Rm3 Raymond Orvin Shorty Peterson
Added by: Debbie (Tetrault) & Bruce Almeida
 
Rm3 Raymond Orvin Shorty Peterson
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Raymond, Thank you for your service to us and our nation.Nothing Is Ever Truly Forgotten!!!We Remember...
- Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 Added: May. 29, 2014
Cousin Raymond ~~ I went to Oahu to see your name on the Courts of the Missing
- kateb
 Added: May. 21, 2014
Thank you Raymond
- kateb
 Added: Dec. 2, 2009
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